Astana International Exchange (“AIX”, “Exchange”) is pleased to announce that it has gained access to Swift using Alliance Cloud, on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. Alliance Cloud is Swift’s secure cloud-based solution, which allows seamless integration to the global Swift network.
Designed to answer the needs of the international financial ecosystem, Alliance Cloud is the unified, secure cloud-based channel for connecting to Swift’s network of 11,000+ counterparts, as well as messaging services, standards and solutions. Fully scalable, with high performance, resiliency, and availability, and equipped with Swift-standard security and built-in flexibility, Alliance Cloud reduces the overall operational burden.
Valerii Tsoi, Chief Information Officer, AIX, said:
“Access to Alliance Cloud provides AIX with multiple benefits including increased flexibility and scalability, lower operational risks and costs of hosting, and maintaining and upgrading core infrastructure components in a secure and resilient environment. It allows for simplification and streamlining of the current payment transaction experience while complying with regulation and enforcement of financial industry standards."
AIX was formed in 2017 within the Astana International Financial Centre development framework. AIX shareholders are AIFC, the Shanghai stock exchange, the Silk Road Fund, and NASDAQ, which also provides the AIX trading platform. The exchange operates within a regulatory environment based on the principles of English Law, thus providing a reliable investment environment. The mission of AIX is to develop an active capital market in Kazakhstan and the region by providing clear and favorable conditions for attracting financing to private and public businesses. AIX develops special segments for mining companies as well as infrastructure projects under the Belt and Road initiative. More details: www.aix.kz
The Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) is an independent jurisdiction with a favourable legal and regulatory environment and a developed infrastructure for starting and doing business, attracting investment, creating jobs and developing Kazakhstan's economy. https://aifc.kz/